Tamil Nadu polls: ‘Strong’ room for doubts over safety arrangements?

DMK on Wednesday claimed that employees of Chettikarai Government Engineering College were freely loitering in the campus and using wifi connections.

published on : 22nd April 2021

SC rejects plea seeking 100 per cent matching of VVPAT slips with EVMs vote count

“We are not going to interfere in the middle of election process,” a bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian said.

published on : 19th April 2021

TN assembly polls: Repoll likely in booth No 92-M in Velachery constituency 

Following complaints from Congress and DMK on unauthorised transportation of EVMs and a VVPAT machine, the Chennai Corporation suspended the staff involved.

published on : 9th April 2021

Dharmapuri tribals relent after official’s assurance on roads, call off poll boycott after four hours

Explaining their demands, Pasuvaraj, a graduate from Allakattu, said that the residents were forced to walk 11-15 kilometres to avail of basic services including healthcare, and education.

published on : 7th April 2021

Chennai public nab duo carrying EVMs on two-wheeler, CEO says machines were unpolled

However, Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo assuaged fears and clarified that they were unpolled EVMs kept in the reserve.

published on : 6th April 2021

Former election officials urge ECI to optimise VVPAT tallying mechanism

A few days earlier, another former CEO SY Quraishi had spoken in favour of 100 per cent VVPAT counting.

published on : 31st January 2021

VVPAT-EVM tallying will be the last step, not the first, says EC

Justifying the decision, EC officials said there has been no case of mismatch in the past. Also, VVPAT verification before EVM counting could delay the final results further.

published on : 23rd May 2019

EVMs can be manipulated, VVPAT slips should be used as ballot paper: Chandrababu Naidu

Speaking at a seminar here, Naidu said voters should be allowed to collect VVPAT slips after voting and put it in a ballot box so it can be used to tally votes.

published on : 18th May 2019

Kannauj: SP alleges VVPAT shows 'lotus' when 'cycle' button pressed, wants DGP removed

The Samajwadi Party also alleged that warning notes were issued to a large number of SP supporters by police restricting them in their homes.

published on : 30th April 2019

Abandoned VVPAT cases not Election Commission’s, clarifies Chief Electoral Officer

Chief Electoral Officer Sanjiv Kumar has clarified that VVPAT carrying boxes found in Managuli village of Basavana Bagewadi taluk in Vijayapura on Sunday neither belonged to the district nor to the st

published on : 22nd May 2018

Repoll at Hebbal constituency booth #2 today

The EVMs and VVPAT have been drawn from the reserve-list prepared for election on Saturday, and two teams of polling personnel and three polling officers each are appointed for the re-election.

published on : 14th May 2018

Karnataka polls 2018: Faulty VVPAT machine stalls voting in Hubli

A faulty Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machine at booth number 108 has stalled voting in Hubli.

published on : 12th May 2018

Random vote count on EVMs and paper trail slips match 100 per cent in Gujarat: EC official

The EC had said it would conduct random vote counts on EVMs and VVPAT slips in one polling station in each of the 182 Assembly constituencies.

published on : 18th December 2017

Gujarat polls: Citing technical reasons, EC orders repolling on December 17 in six booths of second phase

The re-polling was ordered on Friday late night, citing technical reasons, and the EC annulled the polling data that was present in the EVMs.

published on : 16th December 2017

Gujarat polls: Supreme Court rejects Congress' plea for 20 per cent vote count via VVPAT

The court asked Congress to instead move a substantive petition directly to the apex court seeking electoral reforms with regards to Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail.

published on : 15th December 2017
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